The Department of Accounting & Computer Information Systems offers baccalaureate and masters degree programs. Baccalaureate programs are offered in Accounting and Computer Information Systems. Minors are offered in Accounting, Computing, Fraud Examination, and Internal Auditing. A graduate program is available leading to the Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Accounting.
A Major in Accounting provides preparation for professional accounting careers in industry, government, non-profits, and in public accounting. The major in Accounting provides a sound foundation for those wishing to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination, Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) examination, and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) examination.
A Major in Computer Information Systems involves the study and analysis of information flow in an organization and the design of an information gathering and processing system using computers, which will facilitate planning and decision making in the organization. The typical graduate finds employment in business, industry, or government as a programmer, programmer/analysts, information technology support specialists or various other positions related to operating and managing a modern information technology installation. Emphasis areas include Information Assurance and Computer Security or System Design.
A concentration in Accounting is available with the Masters of Business Administration degree, offered through the Department of Management and Marketing.